Instant Pot Pan De Muerto

Instant Pot Pan De Muerto

This Instant Pot Pan De Muerto recipe has an end result of a really tender and sweet loaf.

The loaf is flavored with ground anise, lemon juice, and orange zest.

To relate it with the occasion, decorate the bread with dough shaped like bones.

Instant Pot Pan De Muerto Recipe Video

What is Pan De Muerto?

Pan De Muerto is an ancient Mexican recipe that means Bread of the Dead.

The recipe is traditionally made for the occasion of Día de Los Muertos.

Día de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is celebrated in the memory of the loved ones, family, and friends who passed away.

Can I make it without Air Fryer Lid?

Of course, follow the recipe card until the baking step.

  1. Now preheat the oven to 350 °F.
  2. Bake bread for approximately 25 to 30 minutes.
  3. Remove loaf from the oven and brush with the lemon mixture.
  4. Dish out and let it cool.

Instant Pot Pan De Muerto

How to serve?

Serve with a cup of hot tea.

Make sure to leave some on your altar with a glass of water for the loved ones you have lost.

Because the journey has made the souls tired and thirsty.

Can I store Pan De Muerto?

Wrap or cover the sweet bread loaf and keep it on the kitchen counter edible for around 2 days depending on the room temperature.

To store longer:

Or you can store it in the fridge in an airtight container for about a week.

How to make Instant Pot Pan De Muerto

Gather the necessary ingredients.

Instant Pot Pan De Muerto

Take a bowl, pour in water, add yeast, sugar, and mix.

Take another bowl, add flour, previously prepared yeast mixture.

Instant Pot Pan De Muerto

Now add eggs, condensed milk, orange zest, salt, ground anise, grated chocolate, and mix.

Instant Pot Pan De Muerto

Mix the dough well.

Add butter, sugar, and knead.

Instant Pot Pan De Muerto

Knead the dough.

Cover and set aside for 2-4 hours.

Instant Pot Pan De Muerto

Now divide the dough into three pieces and make round balls with the two pieces.Instant Pot Pan De Muerto

Set them aside covered for 30 minutes.

Instant Pot Pan De Muerto

Now cut out bone shapes from the dough as shown in the video tutorial.

Instant Pot Pan De Muerto

Place them on one big round ball. 

Stick with the help of some oil.

Cover it and set it aside for 2 hours.Take a bowl, add water, sugar, lemon juice, and mix.

Instant Pot Pan De Muerto

Take a bowl, add water, sugar, lemon juice, and mix.

Instant Pot Pan De Muerto

Now transfer the bread into the instant pot and cover it with an air fryer lid.

Instant Pot Pan De Muerto

Bake at 370F for 40 minutes.

Dish out Pan De Muerto and apply the previously prepared lemon mixture.

Instant Pot Pan De Muerto

Sprinkle some sugar on the top.

Instant Pot Pan De Muerto

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Instant Pot Pan De Muerto

Instant Pot Pan De Muerto

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Course: Bread & Pastries, Breakfast, Brunch
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Black Beans & Mexican Cheese Soup, Instant Pot Pan De Muerto
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tbsp yeast
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp orange zest
  • 1/4 cup Mexican chocolate grated
  • 4 cup wheat flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cup condensed milk
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground anise
  • 1 1/2 tbsp butter
  • 1 1/4 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1 1/2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice

Instructions

  • Take a bowl, pour in water, add yeast, sugar, and mix.
  • Take another bowl, add flour, previously prepared yeast mixture, eggs, condensed milk, orange zest, salt, ground anise, grated chocolate, and mix.
  • Knead the dough.
  • Add butter, sugar, and knead again.
  • Cover and set aside for 2-4 hours.
  • Now divide the dough into three pieces, make round balls with the two pieces and set them aside covered for 30 minutes.
  • Now cut out shapes from the dough as shown in the video tutorial and place them on one big round ball.
  • Cover it and set it aside for 2 hours.
  • Take a bowl, add water, sugar, lemon juice, and mix.
  • Now transfer the bread into the instant pot and cover it with an air fryer lid.
  • Bake at 370F for 40 minutes.
  • Dish out Pan De Muerto and apply the previously prepared lemon mixture.
  • Add sugar to the wet surface.

Nutrition

Calories: 3733kcal Carbohydrates: 673g Protein: 101g Fat: 71g Saturated Fat: 40g Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g Monounsaturated Fat: 19g Trans Fat: 1g Cholesterol: 529mg Sodium: 3201mg Potassium: 2445mg Fiber: 16g Sugar: 287g Vitamin A: 2277IU Vitamin C: 34mg Calcium: 1459mg Iron: 26mg
Notes
Note: The recipe does not include inactive time.
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